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Group Buying Manager/national Sales Manager

  • Job added:   10 March 2005
  • Location :   Nationwide
  • Job Type :   Permanent
  • Company :   Automobile Group B.V
Czech Republic

Automobile Group BV is an Australian owned international car retailer operating in the Netherlands, France, Belgium, Germany, Czech Republic, Romania & Slovakia.

We are the largest used car retailer in Central Europe, with sales of 44,000 units last year & employ over 1,700 people. Our Czech subsidiary, AAA Auto, is ranked as one of the top 100 Czech companies & has a 25% market share.

Group Buying Manager

Up to 120,000 GBP + Bonus + Package (Car/Accommodation/Healthcare/Mobile phone)

The Role:

  • Coordinate & manage buying of over 1000 vehicles across 20 sites in different countries
  • Achieve key targets for volume, segmentation & profitability
  • Gather market information from sources & integrate into buying strategies
  • Grow the buying department as the company expands

    The Ideal Person:

  • A proven track record in managing the buying in a large new or used car group
  • Ability to understand car markets & look for profit opportunities
  • Understanding of the processes involved in volume buying
  • Ability to motivate staff to achieve their full potential
  • A hands on and practical approach to managing

    National Sales Manager

    Up to 80.000 GBP + Bonus + Package (Car/Accommodation/Healthcare/Mobile phone)

    The Role:

  • Manage 4 new car franchises across the Czech Republic
  • Motivate a team of professional salespeople to achieve targets
  • Drive the business forward to realise it's full potential
  • Maintain & develop the relationship with manufacturers
  • Project manage opening & takeover of new sites as the business expands

    The Ideal Person:

  • A proven track record in sales management of new cars across multiple sites
  • Ability to motivate staff to achieve their full potential
  • Motivated & dynamic
  • A hands on and practical approach to managing

    This position is based in Prague, which is only 2 hours flight from the UK. Prague is a cosmopolitan city with a big future, given that the Czech Republic has recently joined the EU.

    Interested candidates should send a complete CV with contract telephone number to Eoin Hanley Recruitment Manager on e.hanley@automobilegroup.cz or by fax to 00420 283 850 522

    More information about our companty is available at

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